New from The Netherlands: GT/Digit Turbodiesel Automatic

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hel1
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Post by hel1 » Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:54 pm

been driving this contraption last saturday, and I must say: why didn't the French think of this combination? but then again, maybe there is a reason and Alcyone will find out shortly :P

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Alcyone
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Post by Alcyone » Wed Apr 28, 2010 11:54 pm

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I've built this homemade panel because I want to give the interior a theme of an aircraft cockpit. Currently main power 1 & 2, dashboard, pre-start glow and starter are switched through it, circumventing the ignition lock, which is only left in place for the steering lock. I want control of most functions, arresting the engine is done with a knob & cable, the same kind is used for the cold start. Further mods are in the pipeline like front-rear independent ride height control, custom dashboard with a lot of digital readouts, Hydractive and a blow-down turbine to drive the alternator.

More stuff on the way.
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Post by MULLEY » Thu Apr 29, 2010 12:15 am

Its like something out of NASA :lol: Very interesting, look forward to seeing further developments.
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Post by rayfenwick » Thu Apr 29, 2010 12:24 am

I agree! I love the Digit (I've had thoughts about making Digit dashboards.. I must be mad.... :roll: )

Looking forward to more pictures and info :)
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